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Address: Sannomiya / Motomachi, Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-321-3851
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I like shrines

It's a nice shrine and there are descriptive placards in English. It's also close to Sannomiya. That was enough for me.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth a look if you are in the area,but if you miss it-no great loss. Obviously significant to local Shinto people.

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Portland, Oregon
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a nice shrine and there are descriptive placards in English. It's also close to Sannomiya. That was enough for me.

Thank htodd503
Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

we liked the mini forest behind the shrine.😊 it's a good place to visit if you're around the area.😊

Thank chris c
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

I always visit this place whevener I visit Kobe. It was built in Year201. Very well maintained park behind - do not miss it

Mons, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I was aware of the shrine but didn't plan to visit it with limited time; however we did stumble across it in search of other things, so stopped by for a look. In Kyoto, you can get "all shrined out" with so many there but in Kobe, this is not the case, so is also a perfect opportunity to see... More 

Thank soonergooner
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Restored, this temple in beautiful especially the little park in the back. If in Kobe this a must see along with all the other beauty Kobe has to offer.

Thank Xavier B
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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181 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It's just a short walk from the train station and it's on the way to Kitano-cho so it's very easy to locate the temple. Like many of the temples in Japan, it was a lovely oasis of peace even though it was in the middle of the city. The blossoming sakura was a huge plus and made this little haven... More 

Thank sayang11
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Lots of brilliant colours, quiet areas around the back. Backs on to Higashimon Street, the nightlife area.

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Haverford, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

After coming from the shrines and temples in Kyoto and Nara it was nice to find a less hectic shrine with no school groups or hoards of tourists. This is a peaceful oasis in the heart of Kobe. The shrine is lovely and historic. In the rear is a peaceful park with trees, small shrines, meditation huts and a brook.... More 

Thank James S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A very quick 10-minute walk from the Sannomiya train station is a very beautiful Shinto Shrine with dazzling orange motif. There are several Torii gates (which are for Shinto shrines) leading up to the main shrine. You can buy an EMA, which is wooden plate and write your wishes, hang them up with the others and hope the shrine will... More 

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